John Battle Trojans defeated Gate City Blue Devils 8-0 in the Mountain 7 District tournament, led by Owen Senter's impressive comeback after a lower back injury.

By the Numbers
  • John Battle had 8 hits as a team and limited Gate City to just 2 hits.
  • Junior right-hander Porter Gobble struck out 5 batters over 6 innings for Battle.
Yes, But

Gate City struggled with seven walks from four pitchers, impacting their defense during the game.

State of Play
  • John Battle (18-4) showcased strong hitting and pitching, dominating the semifinals.
  • Gate City (12-11) faced challenges in capitalizing on scoring opportunities but remains resilient for future games.
What's Next

The game between Wise County Central and Abingdon was suspended due to rain and will resume, determining the Regional 2D playoffs seedings.

Bottom Line

Owen Senter's comeback performance fueled John Battle's victory, showcasing the team's depth and resilience heading into future matchups.